Make Your Money Go Further In London
London is one of the coolest city on earth, according to a big crowd of fans of the city all over the world, and there is quite some truth in that. The city on the Thames has a great lot of things to do. You can spend several weeks in the city, doing something different every day.
If you need a Cheap London hotels it doesn’t have to be a dive hotel in a seedy area. All too often travelers think that if they are seeking cheap London hotels that they will need to sacrifice quality and safety for price. The reality is, however, that if you have the right travel professionals assisting you, you will find cheap London hotels that are clean, safe and enjoyable.
You are able to choose if you want to stay at cheap London hotels that will turn a great day into a nightmare in a hurry, or you can stay at moderate London hotels at cheap London hotels rates in order to keep your day on the same great tone. The choice is very obvious.
In the London Area there are great sites to see for the entire family, as well as many things to enjoy. Shopping in London is legendary, so staying at cheap London hotels can help you save some money for a shopping spree before you leave. You will also find that there are great restaurants with cuisines from all over the world, like Indian food, Italian food and British food, and many many others. By staying in cheap London hotels you are able to do more, see more and enjoy more.
Most of the hotel accommodation in this bracket is termed ‘bed and breakfast’ hotels. This can be misleading to the unaware. No it’s not a cozy family owned guest house with personal attentive hosts, traditional English breakfasts and home-made offerings, commonly available outside London. The vast majority are small hotels with 20-50 rooms, staffed by immigrants on very low salaries with very simple rooms, seldom lifts and ‘continental breakfasts’. That is not to say that these establishments should be avoided, but there are an awful lot of poor quality ones.
The main cheap hotel districts in London are Bayswater, Victoria and Kings Cross. Here you will see lots of these bed and breakfast hotels together in clusters. An ensuite double or twin room with breakfast in these areas could be around 70-100$US.
Kings Cross has a very bad reputation, it used to be notorious for drugs, crime and prostitution. That belongs to the past and now it’s a district on the up, the whole area is being rejuvenated. The bed and breakfast hotels are all around a garden square immediately opposite Kings Cross Station.
Kings Cross is no more than a mile from the West End, the central entertainment area of London, and there is lots of public transport on your doorstep. Bayswater is on the northern border of Hyde Park, London’s biggest, and within a mile are Oxford Street, Kensington Palace and Paddington Station, (terminus for the Heathrow Express airport link. Bayswater is a traditional budget area and a great place to stay for the cost conscious traveler.
Victoria is very central, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye are all within walking distance. The cheap hotels are south of the railway station, stretching from the coach stations to Pimlico Underground. The area is pleasant and safe.
Some of the better bed and breakfasts include the Montana Excel and Howard Winchester Hotels in Kings Cross, the Central Hotel in Victoria and the Blakemore and Annur Hotels in Bayswater. Some of these may be advertised as three star hotels – beware in small print you may notice the words ‘self rated’.